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83 min.Sound format(s):
Dolby Digital 5.1, MonoLanguage(s):
Russian, English (voice over)
, French (voice over)Subtitles: French
4:3, ColorGenre(s): Drama
The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov.
It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war veteran living in her village. Daniar reciprocates her feelings. But suddenly Djamilya receives a letter from her husband with the news of his forthcoming return from the hospital. This forces the lovers to make a final decision.
Years later, their young friend, Seid, who was a witness to their beautiful, albeit uneasy, love, reminisces about this wonderful couple...
Calimere Prize for Best Foreign-Language Film at the Hyere Young Filmmakers IFF (France), 1970